Cyberpunk 2077 developers CD Projekt Red have had to issue a warning today that anyone deciding to install a mod for the game should “use caution” after a security issue was discovered.
The issue is a “vulnerability in external DLL files which can be used to execute code on PCs.” While the company works on a fix, they’re asking players to “please refrain from using files from unknown sources,” which would basically mean any mod.
CDPR only launched mod tools for the game last week and, in true Cyberpunk 2077 fashion, things have not been going well.
Update - 8:25 a.m. ET, 2/5/21: CDPR says the security exploit has been fixed: